Ethical Speaking Analysis

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Ethical Speaking Analysis Paper

Octavius L. Crowell


August 9, 2012

Dr. Dixon

The most recent situation I have had involving speech ethics, had to be when I

first started my job as front desk clerk at the Marriott hotel. All of my previous

occupations were warehouse type meaning I had little to knew contact with customers,

and I didn't have to speak much. So when I started working at the Marriott as a front desk

clerk , the main attribute of the job was speaking and interacting with guest. This was a

major transformation from my previous jobs and required me to work on my speech

ethics immediately. I started watching videos for proper speech ethics and it really helped

me out a lot, I am still employed by Marriott four years later, and it has been the best job

I have had so far. Not only have I gotten good at speaking and interacting with the guest I

find myself enjoying it. It can be refreshing to have a conversation with an complete

stranger you have just met.

With my experience of speaking in front of strangers all day long at work, it

helped me prepare for speaking in front of classmate at university of phoenix. I could tell

a difference because neither was I shy or nervous to stand up in speak in my very first

class I attended at university of phoenix, I figured that confidence came from the type of

work I do at the hotel.

I have received a good amount of awards from my job, like employee of the

month and most outstanding customer representative. I am also in line for promotion to

become the assistant front desk manager. Without the proper speech ethics this would not

have been possible. Having the proper speech ethics can take a person a long way, it

show professionalism, intelligence, and respectfulness in a human being. Not having the

proper speech ethics can be the downfall in a person career, business, and maybe even...
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